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Glycemic Index For Maltodextrin
Eggs are all protein and fat without any significant amount of carbs and thus have a glycemic index of 0!
Eggs are one of the healthiest foods you can eat and it is safe to eat them liberally as they do not raise cholesterol!
However, I strongly advise eating only organic (ideally pasture-raised) eggs.
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Tequila: I don't know the glycemic index of Tequila but you can drink a small amount from time to time. On the day you are going to have Tequila please check your blood sugar before dinner and again at two hour after dinner and Tequila. This should give you an idea of how much you need to increase your pre-meal insulin when you know you are going to enjoy Tequila. ...Read more
Hi prot, lo sugar, : Of limited practical value. Based on intake of 100gm of isolated food-may not reflect portion size, and may not reflect intake, e.g. Most don't eat 100 gm or rice alone. Once you add meat, or fish, tofu, veggies, beans, nuts, seeds, etc you change the G.I. Aim for no refined sugars or grains, protein in every meal. ...Read more
Sure, but…: Glycemic index is only a small part of the process of weight loss. By itself, it does very little. Better tips: make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. choose whole grains & limit refined grains. pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. ...Read more
Can you let me know how many glycemic index "points" should you consume in a day in order to lose weight?
Can you recommend a really good book on glycemic index/load, that has a comprehensive food list and their gi/gl values?
Glycemic index :
Find your answer at this website:
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Is eating low glycemic index foods as important for kids as it is for adults? Kids are growing and they have so much energy after all.
Do apples increase in the glycemic index the longer they are ripened? I have some sandy apples so I am wondering if the glycemic index has increased.
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Elevation of Sugar: The glycemic index is a measure of a particular food or food group to elevate the blood sugar after ingestion. Low glycemic foods are best for those with pre-diabetes, diabetes or other instances when one would not want spikes in blood sugar. You can google this and get lots of list or buy books or tables with these listed. It is listed in lots of diets like southbeach. ...Read more
Here is a good source that describes the glycemic index: http://nutritiondata. Self. Com/topics/glycemic-index
here are some sources that show the glycemic index of foods:
http://www.Glycemicindex. Ca/glycemicindexfoods. Pdf
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Not really: If you blend foods and keep the fiber in them- the glycemic index should remain the same. The stomach churns the food almost as well. Many people who blend foods, strain them and take out the fiber, the pulp, the seeds. These sources of fiber when removed, would increase the glycemic index and glycemic load delivered to the body. ...Read more
Baking Can Do Both: I'm not a cook and I don't claim to have any expertise in that field. I am a good researcher and I have found an article that may answer your question: http://www.Livestrong. Com/article/430497-why-does-the-cooking-method-change-the-glycemic-index/. ...Read more
Yes: Glycemic index, a measure of how carbs increase our blood glucuse, is one good way of distinguishing healthy carbs from those that stress our sugar/insulin system. Low GI foods are generally healthier for all of us, including children. Simple rule — avoid white sugar/grains whenever possible. ...Read more
Glycemic index: Is measure of how fast a food will raise the blood sugar when eaten. Fruits like bananas, grapes etc have high glycemic index and raise bs quickly compared to foods with lower glycemic index like sweet potatos high fiber foods, etc. You should be able to find a book or list on the internet of low glycemic foods. ...Read more
Please go online and look at the many articles about this.
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High sugar: Processed foods are usually high in simple sugars like corn syrup aka high fructose corn syrup and get absorbed easily as compared to more complex sugars in starchy vegetables and high fiber foods which takes longer to digest therefore absorb. This fast absorption leads to quick high spikes in blood sugar. ...Read more